The day begins,
Grows up
Something fades-up
Masters rush,
Beckon the horses
Summons ignored, on detour,
They decide to be selective
The breed inanely coercive
Pull back the halter ropes
Are we to remain slaves?
Horses grab the lash
Diverting the detour
Even more, stage is set
The day grows up

©/IPR: Santosh Chaubey - September 17, 2011

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